Immigration Detention Cost Recovery program.
The Liberal government has released plans to bring back an Immigration Detention Cost Recovery program.
The current proposal would see some detainees charged $456.23 per day, to cover their costs in detention.
Information so far indicates that the ones liable to this charge would be … Read the rest
Register a Relationship in Victoria.
You can apply to register a domestic relationship in Victoria if you are a couple, both at least 18 years old and at least one can provide evidence of living in Victoria.
Both of you need to take part in registering the relationship:
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South Australian Couples, of either Sex, can Register a Relationship in their State.
You can register your relationship in South Australia, if you are :
- both 18 years of age or older, and
- are in a relationship with another person as a couple, irrespective of their sex or gender identity,
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Do copies of coloured documents have to be photocopied in colour?
We are trialling a new option for discussion on this website, so the answer to this question is at..
Who can sign an Australian Statutory Declaration while overseas?
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provides notarial services overseas, through Australian embassies and consulates.
Before using a notary public overseas, you should check the person has been appointed by a government to witness documents.
Who can witness
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Finding a Lawyer in Australia.
Some people have asked the easy way to find a lawyer in Australia.
Some of these questions are in relation to preparing a Visa Application.
Most people choose a Migration Agent for Visa Applications, as they are registered with the Office of the Migration Agents … Read the rest
What exactly is the Ban on Mobile Phones for those in Immigration Detention?
Criminals that are awaiting deportation are allowed to keep mobile phones, and use them, while in immigration detention.
Currently the Australian Border Force (ABF) does not have the power to confiscate items like mobile phones possessing child … Read the rest
183 people cautioned or charged with bushfire incidents.
The NSW police have released a statement about the 183 people who have been cautioned or charged with bushfire rated incidents.
Since Friday 8 November 2019, legal action – which ranges from cautions through to criminal charges – has been taken against … Read the rest
How to Register a Relationship in Australia.
Registering a Relationship in Australia needs to be done in the State that you live in, or at least one member of the couple lives in.
Each Australian state has its own rules on this.
Some need both parties to live in their … Read the rest
How Does a Registered Relationship affect Partners?.
Some couples who live together in Australia, but who choose not to get married, might Register their relationship with their local State Government. This is common with some couples who are applying for a Partner Visa for one of them to stay permanently … Read the rest